Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 35 34
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 -
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 20 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.37% 4.00% 3.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.02% 32.61% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £23,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.94% -14.55% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £20,050
90th Percentile £47,500 £35,750 £42,900
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -11.76%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 111 46 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 24.24% 12.27% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 63 34 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,003 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.99% +0.01% +5.26%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Northern Ireland

Office 365
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Office 365 in Northern Ireland

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Northern Ireland

Office 365
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -19 8 £27,000 -1.82% 1
County Armagh - 8 £36,250 - 1
County Londonderry - 2 £45,000 - 1
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Migration
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
3 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (30.00%) SaaS
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) PaaS
6 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.00%) Android
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (15.00%) IIS

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) SaaS
2 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (20.00%) PaaS
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Core
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) CSS3
1 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) HTML5
1 3 (15.00%) jQuery
1 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Android
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) MVVM
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (5.00%) Document Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCA
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) CommVault
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec